The holidays are in full swing and the new year is right around the corner. And as some of you may know, the stock market has been a bit shaky in the last month or so. But it seems Magic is still doing pretty well during this slightly volatile time. I think a good portion […]
Magic Online has a problem. A card value problem. In a recent Channel Fireball article, Florian Koch showed just how much card prices have fallen over the past few years: That’s right. To own a playset of the cheapest version of every Magic card ever printed on MTGO would have cost you roughly $28,000 in […]
This is the first article from my new series, MTG Questions. You might be familiar with the Hold ‘Em & Fold ‘Em series (rebranded as MTG Metagame Finance), which takes a tournament-oriented perspective. I decided to start this series to focus on more general aspects of MTG finance. The two series will work together, as when […]
Welcome back, folks. It’s been a while since I last wrote an article, in large part because I’ve been unwilling to make any financial moves on MTGO before reading the December 6th announcement about competitive play on Arena. What is announced there could have major ramifications for investing on MTGO, and so I’ve been very […]
David completes Part 2 of his review of Eternal Masters for Commander. These are the cards worth picking up in trades or sniping in packs during a draft.
EMA is finally here! Alexander reminds us of basic strategies to slow the draft bleed and showcases some early 3-0 decks from around the web.
For the new year, Mike Lanigan offers his take on the reasons Cube draft is so great–and some of the tangential benefits that come from playing it regularly.
Adam continues his journey through the history of transformational sideboards. Today’s article features two landmark aggressive decks. Learn how to leverage the past for success in the future.
With an eye for Magic: The Gathering Online (MTGO), Matthew has his sight set on some land. When’s the best time to invest? And what plots are worth the investment, and which aren’t?
Planeswalkers have always been a popular theme for EDH decks. This week Carlos gives his take on a five-color Planeswalker-themed monstrosity!
This week, we dig into Ravnica! The City of Guilds brings a huge pile of big monsters, expensive lands and power uncommons. Join me and find out what cards are secretly worth money, what chase rare has been losing value, and what card pushed big design challenges!
Champions of Kamigawa drew upon Japanese mythology, with its shrines, kami and crazy dragon spirits. Though it doesn’t pack in the ridiculous combo cards like Mirrodin did, it is full of legends, which means that there are a bunch of cards that get their value from Commander. This week, we will look at the first half of the set and how you can get the most money from Champs. Let’s look!
If you haven’t yet, please enjoy Part 1 of Josh’s M12 Set Review, the Mythics and Rares, here! Note: I write set reviews from a tournament player’s perspective, not a financial perspective. As such, I try to approach new set releases with a “wide net” of all the cards which might be relevant to tournament […]